Linux C# .NET GUI App Using Avalonia UI

I said in a recent article that Avalonia UI is a great framework for creating Linux GUI applications using C# and .NET. I also said that it paired well with the JetBrains Rider IDE. So today, we are going to build the basic Linux GUI app using Avalonia UI and Rider. The GUI applications built using this framework will be cross-platform. They will run on Linux, Windows, and MacOS which greatly speeds up development....

02-20-2023 · Adam

Join a Linux Device to Active Directory

I assume if you are reading this, then you are familiar with what Active Directory and Linux are. Although, you may be asking yourself, what would be the benefit of joining a Linux device to Active Directory? The answer: Central ID and user management. Especially for large organizations that use both Windows and Linux devices or servers. Imagine not having to set up local accounts across all of the Linux servers and devices, instead, you just log in with your active directory domain credentials and authenticate with your AD server....

02-16-2023 · Adam

Install Plex Media Server on Manjaro Linux

Plex has become extremely popular since its humble beginnings back in 2008. Today Plex is used all over the world, serving up streaming content as well as users’ own content. They have built relationships with many big players in the entertainment industry as well, such as MGM, Lionsgate, and Warner Bros. If you have been looking for a solution to stream your own video content and also access tons of content from the web, Plex has you covered....

02-15-2023 · Adam

8 Things to Do After Installing Manjaro Linux

Manjaro is one of the most popular Linux distributions based on data from DistroWatch and their very active online communities such as Reddit. I personally use Manjaro on my daily laptop PC and I have found it to be not only reliable but easy to use and install the necessary software on. Since Manjaro is derived from Arch Linux, many new users shy away from it, but I think this may be a mistake....

02-11-2023 · Adam

Part 4 - Beginner's Guide to Bash Scripting

This guide is part of a series, be sure to check out the other parts as well. Part 1 - Introduction to Bash, Variables, Comments, User Input Part 2 - If/Else Statements, Looping Part 3 - Functions in Bash Part 4 - Creating Menus in Bash (This Page) In this part, we will be covering how to create menus in Bash scripting on Linux. We will first cover a basic menu that is really simple to set up and use but also flexible and works for most cases....

02-10-2023 · Adam